QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (FREC) (RQF)

QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) - FREC 3

Ideal as an alternative to the First Person on Scene Intermediate (FPOSi) qualification, the QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) also forms part of a progressive suite of prehospital care qualifications. 

The 3 day QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) re-qualification course is also perfect for those who have already completed an FPOSi qualification and are due to requalify (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details).

Endorsed by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care – The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and fulfilling the competencies set out in the PHEM skills framework at descriptor level D, this fantastic qualification is perfect for a range of roles in emergency care, such as: Event Medical Responder, Emergency Care Support Worker and more.  The QA Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF)  is one of the few first aid qualifications recognised by the Security Industry Authority (SIA).

The  Level 3 Certificate in First Response Emergency Care (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification specifically designed for those seeking a career in the emergency services, ambulance service, the event and security medical sector or those who work in high risk workplaces.

Course Overview

Over a 5 day period, Learners will gain the knowledge, skills and competencies needed to deal with a range of Prehospital care emergencies, such as: managing a patient’s airways, catastrophic bleeding, management of fractures, medical emergencies and more. For a more detailed overview of the topics covered, please download the Qualsafe Awards Qualification Specification.

Assessment Methods

13 x Practical assessments, 3 x Theory assessments (Multiple Choice Question Papers), 4 x Skills tests and continuous formative assessment conducted throughout the course 

Cost: £400+VAT per person




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